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My 91 year old grandmother had a stroke 5 days ago. The day it happened, she ran errands and was completely independent. She had the stroke sometime after 8 pm and before 9 am the next morning. Because she was alone, no meds could be giv...
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Hello! My 56 year old mother in law suffered from a central retinal artery occlusion a year and a half ago after she took a plane ride from California to Italy. The doctors can't quite figure out why it happened as she really doesn't hav...
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LAST NIGHT I WAS SITTG DOWN WATCHING TV.i SUDDENTLY FELT A WARM TINGLING FEELING SHOT UP MY BODY. i COULDNT CATCH MY BREATH. I FLT A PAIN IN MY CHEST, THEN IT FELT LIKE FLUDDERS. tHE LEFT SIE OFMY FACE STILL TINGLES AD MY LEFT ARM TINGLE...
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Hey guys i believe that i had a mini stroke this past friday but know on eis giving me the time of the day. the doctor was in and out within5 minutes. two of my fingers went numb followed by blurred vision. i went to call 911 and then c...
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i have been having problems since middle school with passing out and since then it's only gotten worse. I only sleep an hour a night and when I go to work I have to leave almost immediately because my face start getting the sensation lik...
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Ok so here it is, I have had a trauma induced seizure disorder for 20 years or more I have had as a rule grandmal seizures when I've had them.it had Beenough almost 5 years without a seizure I had begun to think I had beeten it given se...
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Hi I have recently suffered a stroke but recovered most of sensory skills (original symptom had strange numbness in right leg, arm and parts of face. The lesion was in thalamus region. MRI conducted after 14 days of incdent is below: (...
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have had depression for 30 years but it is worse after my stroke. I need to talk to people who understand
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Can a stroke be detected before it happens?
Markie1952 | Posted
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is my first time othis forum looking for friends I am in
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I had a stroke on July 2. Initially, they called it a TIA; then changed it to a stroke. I had dizziness, feeling like I was going to pass out. The room was spinning The left side of my face was numb with some tingling. I couldn't see out...
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My bicep is mildly spastic and has significant tone preventing my arm from pronating fully. Will resistance exercise get rid of the spasticity or just create more? Also my tricep is pretty strong
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Since last 5 days I am getting intermittently transiently wave Like pain at the back of my head ~ skull. What could it be due to? I am aged 59 on Bp and cholesterol medicines. All my Bp and cholesterol parameters r in range and or...
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Does anyone know how to permanently get rid of spasticity? I am not referring to the general muscle relaxants like baclofen or zanaflex or the short term fix of botox or phenol. What I want to know is what do I have to do to get rid of s...
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My mom had a stroke about about a year ago or so and she did well in surgery and rehab so they sent her home. All was well for a while the stroke effected her right hand and right leg so she walks with a slight limp. She has recently tol...
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Hello, I am posting because I have recently been gripped with anxiety about my husband's health and am looking for support. Husband was diagnosed with a prothrombin gene mutation (causes excessive clotting) back in early 2012, when he w...
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I had a stroa few weeks ago. Trying to come to terms with it may prevent
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\I AM A WOMAN OF 74 LIVING IN eNGLSND aND LOOKING FOR FRIENDS
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My uncle went in hospital he had a blood clot and was told he needs to take medicine to thin blood but it thinned blood to much and was given ssome medicine to thicken blood but went into coma and was told he needed brain surgery but wa...
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My dad (age-53) is sufffering from brain haemorrage due to right basal ganglia bleed and is unconcious from the past 2 months, What can we do to make the things better?
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